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SAP Solution Architect

  • Location Weybridge
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH126352
  • Salary £70000 - £90000.00 per annum + + Bonus and Benefits
  • Specialisation SAP
  • Posted November 30, 2021


The Project Team is a highly engaged group of experts building operational excellence through: efficient high-quality process and controls; technology enablers; sustaining knowledge and capabilities.

Purpose of role:
The Solution Architect is responsible for the leadership and development of the technology solutions and mapping of the business requirements to system/technical requirements ensuring they are in line with the enterprise architectural plan. Driving Operational Excellence through standardisation/simplification of systems and enabling continuous improvement across. Focused on the design and deployment of the solution architecture and leadership of the primary integration points.


Key responsibilities include:
  • Ownership of the end-to-end design and deployment of the solution
  • Provide solution leadership and support to the technical architecture team
  • Provide input and interface into the overarching technical design authority
  • Support and mentor the development teams in delivering joined up end to end solutions providing guidance and best practice where necessary
  • Lead solutions that are fit for purpose in terms of strategic alignment, quality, cost and time
  • Lead the creation of robust end to end solutions that align all technology components in the process
  • Ensure all of the components of a solution are considered and aligned including; functional and non-functional design, integration, infrastructure, security and service transition
  • Key contributor to the target architecture and technology roadmaps Working with vendors to understand technology roadmaps and the best use of technology
  • Solution designs aligned to target architecture and approved by Technical Design Authority
  • Recommendations and input to the evolution of the target architecture
  • Provide technical expertise and knowledge to support design prototyping projects and maximise the value of prototyping by taking forward the learnings and outputs into the solution and end-to-end design
  • Lead the creation of project deliverables and complete key deliverables in accordance with the project plan timeline
  • Ensure the SAP Landscape is designed for effective maintenance on an ongoing basis and drives business benefit
  • Manage escalations necessary to ensure solution integrity and efficiency, and ensure senior management is aware of significant issues or opportunities
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of the SAP product set and its strategic direction
  • Provide input to the strategic direction of technology investments to assist in the development of enterprise architecture and maximise the return on technology investment
  • Work with Enterprise Architects, Product Owners and business leaders to understand the drivers and objectives of key initiatives


Key experiences:
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 5-7 years' experience in SAP Architecture
  • Experience of large scale SAP implementations and transformation programmes
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Cloud platforms such as AWS and Microsoft Azure would be an advantage
  • Demonstrate with recent track record of delivering an architecture and design service on projects that span multi-disciplinary areas and Enterprise domains
  • Sound overall knowledge of application capabilities, integration, data design methodologies and industry best practices
  • Ability to understand a wide range of disciplines in enough detail to communicate effectively with experts in those areas to enable delivery of E2E solutions designs
  • Working knowledge and/or experience of delivering solutions architectures and designs for one or more of the enterprise product sets
  • Demonstrable experience in implementing Architecture Development and Governance Frameworks (e.g. TOGAF) and ability to understand, guide and/or solution the business, application, data and infrastructure domains of architecture
  • Possess a solid understanding of AGILE development methodologies
  • Ability to understand, explain and present technical ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences at all levels up to senior management in a persuasive and convincing manner
  • Experience working for a multinational organisation and working with colleagues internationally and demonstrated mobility
  • Demonstrable service industry knowledge - ideally with focus on food service industry
  • Experience in a process-driven environment
  • Proven leader with ability to influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Experience managing teams; remote management
  • Demonstrated ability to think both strategically and tactically
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver continuous improvement initiatives
  • Skilled in building strong external and internal strategic relationships
  • Proficient in influencing overall business results while managing the risk profile of the business
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in English language

SAP Solution Architect - SAP

SAP Solution Architect - SAP

SAP Solution Architect - SAP